Auction 135, Lot 597

"Pars Maxima Tribus Juda versus Orientem", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1658 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.2 x 17.3 inches
53.8 x 43.9 cm

This handsome map is from the set of six maps that enlarged Adrichomius' Situs Terrae Promissionis. The sheet shows most of the Tribe of Judah with the southern part of the Dead Sea. Sodom and Gomorrah are shown burning in the sea along with cities of Admah and Zeboim. The land is filled with Biblical illustrations. A large inset describes the Exodus - Itinera et Mansiones Deserti.

References: Laor #348.

Condition: C+

Sharp impression and striking original color. The centerfold has several clean separations and there are some light damp stains and tears in the blank margins.

Estimate: $180 - $230

Sold for: $80

Closed on 2/16/2011

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